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Climério Pereira do Nascimento, Marília D'Elboux Guimarães Brescia, Melani Ribeiro Custódio, Ledo Mazzei Massoni, André Albuquerque Silveira, Patrícia Taschner Goldenstein, Sérgio Samir Arap, Vanda Jorgetti, Rosa Maria Affonso Moyses, Fábio Luiz de Menezes Montenegro
INTRODUCTION: There is possibility of a supernumerary hyperplastic parathyroid gland in dialysis patients after total parathyroidectomy and autograft in dialysis patients. OBJECTIVE: To test if the early postoperative measure of parathyroid hormone (PTH) can identify persistent hyperparathyroidism. METHODS: A prospective cohort of dialysis patients submitted to parathyroidectomy had PTH measured up to one week after operation. The absolute value and the relative decrease were analyzed according to clinical outcome of satisfactory control of secondary hyperparathyroidism or persistence...
April 2017: Jornal Brasileiro de Nefrologia: ʹorgão Oficial de Sociedades Brasileira e Latino-Americana de Nefrologia
Emilio Martínez de Victoria
Calcium (Ca) is the most abundant mineral element in our body. It accounts for about 2% of body weight. The functions of calcium are: a) functions skeletal and b) regulatory functions. Bone consists of a protein matrix that mineralizes mainly with calcium (the most abundant), phosphate and magnesium, for it is essential an adequate dietary intake of Ca, phosphorus and vitamin D. The ionic Ca (Ca2+) is essential to maintain and / or perform different specialized functions of, virtually, all body cells cellular...
July 12, 2016: Nutrición Hospitalaria: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Nutrición Parenteral y Enteral
Luz María Sánchez-Sánchez, Alfredo Uriel Cabrera-Pedroza, Gerardo Palacios-Saucedo, Beatriz de la Fuente-Cortez
INTRODUCTION: Zoledronic acid or zo/edronate is a potent bisphosphonate that recently has been used in children with osteoporosis and osteogenesis imperfecta (01), so it could be an option in the treatment of children with this terrible disease that virtually condemns them to a life of pain and prostration. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and biochemical conditions of pediatric patients with 01 before and after treatment with zo /edronate. RESULTS: We included 14 patients, median age six years (6 months to 14 years), eight (57...
March 2015: Gaceta Médica de México
María Pilar Prim Espada, Juan Ignacio De Diego Sastre
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February 7, 2009: Medicina Clínica
Antonio Ríos Zambudio, José Manuel Rodríguez González, Nuria M Torregrosa Pérez, Antonio Piñero Madrona, Manuel Canteras Jordana, Pascual Parrilla Paricio
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: The hypoparathyroidism is one of the most important complications in the patients submitted to thyroid surgery. The aim is to analyze across a multivariate statistical analysis the risks factors for the development of transient and permanent hypoparathyroidism following the multinodular goiter (MG) surgery. PATIENTS AND METHOD: Between 1970 and 1999, 672 thyroidectomies by MG were reviewed. It was considered transient hypoparathyroidism when the calcemia was minor of 7...
March 20, 2004: Medicina Clínica
M C Carrascosa, A Mariínez-Gutiérrez, I Onsurbe, M S Vázquez, B Catalán, R Tébar
OBJECTIVE: To determine the incidence, etiology and course of neonatal convulsions in the Albacete Health District between 1991 and 1993. DESIGN: A descriptive study of retrospective cohorts. SCOPE: 12,427 new born babies in the province of Albacete. The Hospital General de Albacete looks after a population of 376,071 inhabitants, attends 82% of the births in this area and its Neonatology Department is the only one in the province. METHOD: Incidence: we found 25 new born babies (RN) with neonatal convulsions: absolute incidence (IA) in live RN0/00...
October 1996: Revista de Neurologia
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